scripting languages

Michael Torrie torriem at
Mon Nov 8 14:07:52 MST 2010

On 11/08/2010 02:02 PM, Kyle Waters wrote:
> Since we've gone this route, my company need to pick a new scripting 
> language.  We are currently using qbasic.  We are switching to perl.  
> There was some thought of python but we settled on perl, just felt it 
> worked better for our purposes(btw white case sensitivity can be a big 
> problem when using different editors, not the only factor but one of them).

On what platform were you running?  I thought qbasic as 16-bit DOS.

The whitespace issue is always interesting.  I have never had any editor
that had a problem with it, if made sure that the editor would only use
spaces and not tabs.

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